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    Drivetime Tuesday 29 January 2013



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Adrian Donohue investigation

    Frances Shanahan meets people signing the book of condolence, while Richard Dowling updates listeners on the investigation into Garda Donogoe's murder

    'Heffo' laid to rest

    Brian Lally reports on the funeral of Dublin footballing legend Kevin Heffernan

    Bullying - Education Minister Ruairi Quinn

    Minister Quinn explains the government's new anti-bullying guidelines

    Olivia O'Leary column

    In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary looks at the reality behind yet another ministerial initiative

    Reaction to anti-bullying guidelines

    Mary Wilson talks to Dr. James O'Higgins Norman, Director of the Anti-Bullying Centre in DCU, and Clive Byrne, Director of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals

    Epilepsy Units unopened in Cork and Dublin

    Two Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Cork University Hospital and Dublin's Beaumont hospital were completed last Autumn at a cost of almost one million euro. However both now lie unopened due to a lack of staffing. Professor Norman Delanty, consultant neurologist and director of the Epilepsy programme at Beaumont Hospital gives his reaction.

    Further atrocities in Syria

    Martin Chulov reports on the latest discovery of bodies

    Egypt Army general warns of state collapse

    An Egyptian army general warns that the state could collapse, if civil unrest continues.

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